irritate or vex
"It galls me that we lost the suit"
to irritate; annoy; bother
It irks me to do all this work and have someone destroy it.
Origin: From irken, from yrkja, from wurkijanan, from werǵ-. Cognate with yrkja, yrka, wyrcan, wyrcean. More at work.
to weary; to give pain; to annoy; -- used only impersonally at present
Origin: [OE. irken to tire, become tired; cf. Sw. yrka to urge, enforce, press, or G. ekel disgust, MHG. erklich disgusting; perh. akin to L. urgere to urge, E. urge.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ėrk, v.t. to weary: to trouble: to distress (now used only impersonally).—adj. Irk′some, causing uneasiness: tedious: unpleasant.—adv. Irk′somely.—n. Irk′someness. [M. E. irken—Scand., Sw. yrka, to urge; prob. cog. with L. urgēre.]
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The numerical value of IRK in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of IRK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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